Headstamp on 14.5 x 114 blank help


#1

Typical red fiber “board” wad blank with reddish brown lacquer case. Only headstamp is “86” (@ 6 o’clock)

who’s is it ?

I have a brass “colored” version with headstamp 21 89 I attribute to Hungary…is that one right ? (and a red lacquer case mouth seal)

while asking…are these blanks designed for anything special ?


#2

Pepper,

that sounds like Romania. Apparently they took the manufacturer code during the 80s off their cases.

Hans


#3

Pepper, that “21” is Romanian too (Uzinale Metalurgica Di Copsa Mica Si Cugir) since Hungarian “21” (Bakony Muvek, Veszprem) did not make 14.5x114. A wide spread missassumption.


#4

thanks to you both (that was easy)

I shutter to think how many other rounds are in the wrong drawer !!!


#5

More than we can think of. I help to keep that number up too often. ;-(

Hans


#6

I am a detail guy…but for my inventory “Romania” will do

I wouldn’t sleep at night trying to correctly insert “Uzinale Metalurgica Di Copsa Mica Si Cugir”

I love the Forum !